Getting Started

Getting ready to embark on an epic journey around the world can be a daunting task. The Goats On The Road are here to help. We’ve done it… multiple times, and in this section you can get a little help from experienced travellers. Even if you’re already experienced, you’ll still find some new ideas here.



To-Do List: Before Backpacking

To-Do List: Before Backpacking

Figuring out what needs to be done before heading off on a trip can be a daunting task.  Apart from deciding where to go, what type of backpack you should buy, what you should pack and how much money you will need, there are so many things that will need to be researched and looked ...
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Budget Backpacking: Choosing A Backpack

Before deciding what to put in your backpack, you will need to decide what type of backpack you want to lug around the world with you.  For us, it’s a “luggage entry backpack” or nothing. NOTE – Have a look at our updated post from 2016: How To Choose The Best Backpack For Travel We ...
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